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Sade is a world famous English band, one of their hit album released is Lovers Rock.
Sade was formed in 1982 which composed of Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman and Paul Spencer Dewman and Paul Anthony Cook. Andrew Hale joined the group in 1983. Paul was fired by the group in 1984.
The band signed a recording contract under Epic Records in 1983. They released their debut album, Diamond Life in 1984. Their follow up album, Promise was released in 1985. In 1988, their third album, Stronger Than Pride was released. The album, Love Deluxe was released in 1992. Their latest album was out in 2004.
Awards & Certifications
|1986||Grammy Awards||Best New Artist|
|1994||Grammy Awards||Best R&B Vocal Performance for No Ordinary Love|
|2002||American Music Award||Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist|
|2002||Grammy Awards||Best Pop Vocal Album for Lovers Rock|
|1984||Facelift||Certified 4x Platinum|
|1985||Promise||Certified 4x Platinum|
|1988||Stronger Than Pride||Certified 3x Platinum|
|1992||Love Deluxe||Certified 4x Platinum|
|2000||Lovers Rock||Certified 3x Platinum|
|Year||Title||US R&B Chart||US Adult Contemporary Chart||Album|
|1984||Your Love is King||8||6||Diamond Life|
|1984||Smooth Operator||5||1||Diamond Life|
|1985||The Sweetest Taboo||3||1||Promise|
|1986||Never As Good As The First Time||8||6||Promise|
|1988||Paradise||1||6||Stronger Than Pride|
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There are no announcements as of this time
July 28, 1984
December 21, 1985
June 4, 1988
November 21, 1992
November 14, 2000
|1984||Your Love is King||Diamond Life|
|1984||When Am I Going to Make a Living||Diamond Life|
|1984||Hang On To Your Love||Diamond Life|
|1984||Smooth Operator||Diamond Life|
|1985||The Sweetest Taboo||Promise|
|1986||Never As Good As The First Time||Promise|
|1986||Is It A Crime||Promise|
|1988||Love is Stronger Than Pride||Stronger Than Pride|
|1988||Paradise||Stronger Than Pride|
|1988||Nothing Can Come Between Us||Stronger Than Pride|
|1988||Turn My Back on You||Stronger Than Pride|
|1992||No Ordinary Love||Love Deluxe|
|1992||Feel No Pain||Love Deluxe|
|1993||Kiss of Life||Love Deluxe|
|1993||Cherish The Day||Love Deluxe|
|2000||By Your Side||Lovers Rock|
|2001||Lovers Rock||Lovers Rock|
|2002||Somebody Already Broke My Heart (Live)||Lovers Live|
Compilations & Live Releases
October 31, 1994
February 1, 1999
February 5, 2002
- Sade was ranked #37 on VH1's 50 Greatest Women of the Video Era.
- Sade was ranked #66 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.
- Sade worked as a model and fashion designer for several years, and was involved in designing outfits that Spandau Ballet wore on their first American tour.
- She was dubbed Sade by her racist Nigerian neighbors who refused to call her by her first name Helen because she was biracial.
- Sade was sentenced in 1997 in absentia to jailtime in Jamaica for reckless driving.
- Sade was ranked #66 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock 'n' Roll.
- Her name is pronounced "Shah-day".